Courses Details
Course Overview
MPLS enables Enterprises and Service Providers to build networks that deliver a wide variety of advanced and value-added services over a single infrastructure.  Integration of MPLS application components, including Layer 3 VPNs, Layer 2 VPNs, Traffic Engineering and QoS enable the development of highly efficient and scalable networks that guarantee Service Level Agreements.  This course provides the participants with the necessary knowledge to understand MPLS technology and explains its working
Course Schedule
Target Audience

Personnel working in technical disciplines

Course Prerequisites

Understanding of Data Communication Principles and IP Networks.

Expected Accomplishments
List the limitations of traditional IP Networks.
Master the concept of MPLS requirement and its benefits. 
Identify the components of MPLS Network and describe their functions. 
Explain  operation of MPLS edge and core routers.
Describe the Label Distribution process.
Describe the operation of Label Distribution Protocol.
Understand the MPLS Traffic Engineering capabilities.
Understand  the MPLS Traffic Engineering implementation and operation.

Course Outline
MPLS Introduction
Shortcomings of Traditional IP Networks, MPLS capabilities, MPLS operation.
MPLS  Components
Types of MPLS Nodes, LSR Architecture, MPLS Label, LFIB, LSP, FEC, PHP.
Label Distribution Protocol
LDP Header , LDP Operation.
Unsolicited Downstream Label distribution, Label retention modes.
MPLS Traffic Engineering
MPLS –TE components, OSPF-TE, CSPF, Explicit Route Object, RSVP, CR-LDP, RSVP LSP Establishment, FRR.